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Fruitcake Bars

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Fruitcake Bars
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 20

Enjoy these fruitcake bars made with Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough – a perfect dessert for Christmas. MORE+ LESS-

Updated September 17, 2020
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons bourbon or brandy
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground allspice
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup chopped pitted dates
1/2
cup chopped mixed candied fruit

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in flour, bourbon, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg until well blended. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) Stir in pecans, dates and candied fruit. Press in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Cut into 5 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Bourbon or brandy lends traditional fruitcake flavor to these bars. If you don’t have it on hand or prefer to leave it out, substitute 1 teaspoon brandy extract and omit the flour.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
70mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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